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Market Commentary

Market summary: November 2018.

After a bumpy month, stocks close up. The market volatility that kicked up in October continued through November — but this time, most major categories of stocks ended in positive territory for the month. Read more to find out what…


Market summary: October 2018.

Volatility returns to the stock market. Back in September, the S&P 500 didn’t move by more than 1% on any given day. But during October, the S&P 500 gained or lost more than 1% on 10 of the trading days…


Market update, Q3 2018: Another solid quarter.

Despite continuing political tensions and bitter disagreements over trade policy, equity markets delivered strong performance in the third quarter of 2018. At the macro level, economic conditions remain excellent, with growing earnings, improved sentiment, and robust job growth. Large-cap stocks…


From the Hill

Will the new tax bill affect you?

2017 was an excellent year for capital markets and economies. Rarely have financial markets seen such broad-based positive returns with so little volatility and downside. Momentum carried into 2018 with President Trump’s signature on a sweeping $1.5 trillion tax-cut package….


The Conflict of Interest (Fiduciary) Rule.

The Conflict of Interest (Fiduciary) Rule is good for Americans and should be kept in place. The topic of fiduciary protections and providing people with advice that’s in their best interest continues to be hotly debated by the public and…

Wall Street financial market capitalization sign with American flags

The future of Dodd-Frank and the impact on consumers.

2017 looks to be a year of change. With the incoming political administration, many policymakers hope to reform some key laws established under outgoing President Barack Obama. While much of the early focus has been on the Affordable Care Act,…